Journal Review in Surgical Oncology: Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma
EP. 525Sep. 08, 202215:39
What is the value of completion lymph node dissection for patients with melanoma with sentinel-node metastases?
The Multicenter Selective Lymphadenectomy Trial-1 (MSLT-1) confirmed that SLNB is an important part in the treatment of patients with melanoma, but what needed to be done beyond that in managing the axilla?
In this episode, we review perioperative chemotherapy regimens for locally advanced, resectable Gastric cancer, standard of care, and the future role for immunotherapy.
Adam Yopp, MD, FACS (@AdamYopp) is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the UT Southwestern Medical Center and is Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology. He also serves as Surgical Director of the Liver Tumor Program.
Caitlin Hester, MD (@CaitlinAHester) is a new Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami
Gilbert Murimwa, MD (@GilbertZMurimwa) is a PGY-4 General Surgery Resident at the UT Southwestern Medical Center and a research fellow in the Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research.